For too long, tricks and traps in mortgages, credit cards, and other financial transactions have stripped wealth from working families. This is insane. Our policies should build the wealth and ...
I know many DKos residents hold Dr. Zinn in high regard and would want to here the news. I took one of his course at BU and it was more than inspiring and enlightening.
In a weird twist of historical fate, the public option has a much better chance of passing today than it did on Monday.
That's if...Democrats don't screw it up. (I know, huge if.)
To push things ...
This is your grandfather's or great-grandfather's AFL-CIO and I'm damn glad because it means progress.
In the 1930s, there were many sit-in strikes and non-violent civil disobedience actions, as ...
Those words were spoken by a white cop to black woman in Florida. The year was 1970. The Levi family's Lincoln Continental was pulled over by the cop late at night and Walter, the husband, was ...
You only need 51 senators to pass a bill through reconciliation. But theoretically the main problem with reconciliation is that it can only be used for legislation that affects the budget. So, a ...
So I'm driving along this afternoon, when I hear on the local talk radio about how global warming has been "debunked." Then some caller bitches about the Democrats in Congress using health care ...
President Snowe, I have a question about the "trigger" option for a public plan.
You see, I'm one of the uninsurable--I've got diabetes, high blood pressure and depression. No for-profit ...
Bloomberg is reporting that 27 unions stood up to Rahm yesterday:
Twenty-seven U.S. labor ...
For two months, we've sat and watched the rabid right achieve the unimaginable: Derail universal health care and send the Democrats in Congress running for cover. Many have ...